OREANDA-NEWS The Russian government will allocate to support the automotive industry in 2017 more than 60 billion rubles. This sum includes, inter alia, a variety of measures to stimulate demand, preferential leasing, and preferential car loans. The head of the Industry and Trade, Denis Manturov, said about it at a meeting with the President of RF, Vladimir Putin.

"It was decided by the government that this year it will be allocated 107.5 billion rubles for the key industries. The first one is the car industry - more than 60 billion, including measures to support demand, preferential leasing, preferential car loans, and the purchase for the regions "emergency" cars, school buses", - said the minister.

At the end of the last year, the Ministry of Industry and Trade has announced a new strategy for the development of the automotive industry and production of automotive components, designed for the period till 2025. In accordance with this document, it will be increase the production of cars in Russia at the expense of exports and stimulation of the production of automotive components of all levels.